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Human growth patterns - with focus on pubertal growth and secular changes


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Title: Human growth patterns - with focus on pubertal growth and secular changes
Authors: Holmgren, Anton
E-mail: anton.holmgren@regionhalland.se
Issue Date: 30-Oct-2018
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Clinical Sciences. Department of Pediatrics
Parts of work: I.Insight into human pubertal growth by applying the QEPS growth model Anton Holmgren, Aimon Niklasson, Lars Gelander, A. Stefan Aronson, Andreas F.M. Nierop and Kerstin Albertsson-Wikland. BMC Pediatrics (2017) 17:107.
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II. Pubertal height gain is inversely related to peak BMI in childhood. Anton Holmgren, Aimon Niklasson, Andreas F.M. Nierop, Lars Gelander, A. Stefan Aronson, Agneta Sjöberg, Lauren Lissner and Kerstin Albertsson-Wikland. Pediatric Research 2017:81, 448–454.
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III. Nordic populations are still getting taller - secular changes in height from the 20th to 21st Century. Anton Holmgren, Aimon Niklasson, A. Stefan Aronson, Agneta Sjöberg, Lauren Lissner and Kerstin Albertsson-Wikland. Acta Pediatrica, Manuscript under revision

IV. Estimating secular Changes in longitudinal growth patterns underlying adult height with the QEPS model: the Grow Up Gothenburg cohorts. Anton Holmgren, Aimon Niklasson, Andreas F.M. Nierop, Lars Gelander, A. Stefan Aronson, Agneta Sjöberg, Lauren Lissner and Kerstin Albertsson-Wikland. Pediatric Research 2018:84, 41–49.
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Date of Defence: 2018-11-23
Disputation: Fredagen den 23 november, klockan 13:00, föreläsningssal Tallen, Drottning Silvias Barn- och Ungdomssjukhus, Rondvägen 10
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Growth
height
QEPS model
puberty
growth pattern
BMI
secular change
growth phases (infancy/childhood/puberty)
Abstract: Introduction: Human growth is a dynamic process, an indicator of health and disease. Previous used growth models have been limited in describing the pubertal growth spurt. Aim: The overall aim of this thesis is to increase knowledge regarding human growth. The specific aims were to; explore pubertal growth in detail with new estimates from the QEPS model (paper I), investigate associations between peak BMI-SDS in childhood and subsequent... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-209-0
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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/58087
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